Take your time and enjoy browsing our selection of poetry books, new and old, including poetry anthologies and classic poetry. From Shakespeare plays to Sylvia Plath's poetry, you'll also find books on popular plays and drama books as well as books on literary theory and criticism.
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Our Best Poetry Books

Up in the Attic
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Dancing By The Light of The Moon
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Poems to Fall in Love With
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Milk and Honey
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The Sun and Her Flowers
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Nobody
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Pillow Thoughts III
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Pillow Thoughts
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The Truth About Magic
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Poems to Fix a F**ked Up World
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She Must Be Mad
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The Poetry Pharmacy
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Tell Me the Truth About Life
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The Odyssey
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Life of the Party
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Book of Longing
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Milk and Honey
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Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats
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Wonderfully democratic and inclusive, this anthology reflects the favourite poems of Great Britain, as chosen by everyone from world-famous astronauts to primary school teachers. Published to coincide with National Poetry Day, this collection explores the theme of truth through a diverse and always unpredictable range of verse, resulting in an essential store of poems to combat the increasing prevalence of concepts such as post-truth and fake news. With a beautiful introduction from Welsh songbird Cerys Matthews, Tell Me the Truth About Life is a deftly curated and timely collection. 

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Our Best New Poetry Books

After the Formalities
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If All the World and Love Were Young
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The Tradition
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Deaf Republic
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Surge
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O Positive
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The Red Years
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Nobody
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The Perseverance
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WITCH
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If They Come For Us
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Eternity
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Harvest Bells
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Sandettie Light Vessel Automatic
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Life of the Party
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joinedupwriting
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Nocturnal
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National Poetry Day: The Best New Poetry Collections

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of National Poetry Day on Thursday 3 October, we round-up the finest verse of 2019.


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Our Best Literature: History & Criticism Books

Girl
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Somewhere Becoming Rain
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A Streetcar Named Desire
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Mr Lear
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Mad, Bad, Dangerous to Know
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The Hobbits of Tolkien
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On Writing
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An Inspector Calls: York Notes for GCSE (9-1)
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Macbeth: York Notes for GCSE (9-1)
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The Europeans
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Bookworm
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The Making of Poetry
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Wide Sargasso Sea
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The Penguin Book Quiz
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Fierce Bad Rabbits
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